Mari Adkins

Freelance Book Writer & Editor


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Harlan County Horrors is a regional based horror anthology edited by myself and published by Apex Publications. It features stories by Alethea Kontis, Debbie Kuhn, Earl Dean, Geoffrey Girard, Jason Sizemore, Jeremy Shipp, Maurice Broaddus, Robby Sparks, Ronald Kelly, Stephanie Lenz, Steven Shrewsbury, and TL Trevaskis, with an afterward by Preston Halcomb.
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In Harlan County, Kentucky, family traditions are unlike anywhere else. A section of America where normal rarely exists and secrets run deep. Samantha Clark--in search of something she doesn't want to find--is about to discover her family history holds more than she could imagine. Something deep. Something dark. Something vampiric. When her world is turned upside-down, Sami is forced to discover which of her friends and family she can trust as she battles the transformation that will enable her to find the inner strength to embrace her true nature. The will to awaken to the vampire within.
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Said "Currently editing companion book that will accompany Joe Ledger military thriller novel series by Jonathan Maberry."
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About Me:
Professional Summary:

Seventeen years writing and editing experience
• Contributing Editor for Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest
• Copy Editor for Crossroads Press
• Author of Mari's Midnight Garden online blog
• Author of Well of the Waters, inclusion to Aegri Somnia, Bram Stoker Award nominated anthology
• Author of Harlan Vampire Series, five novels to date, one novella
• Author of Looking Out And Back, inclusion to Old Masters, New Voices
• Author of Secrets series for teens, three novels to date

Career Experience

• Interview authors and write book reviews
• Critique works and offer useful feedback for improvement
• Writer, eight novels, one novella, sequels to Midnight, inclusive to Harlan Vampire Series., as well as the teen series Secrets.
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States